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Articles from the October 29, 2014 edition

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Were water reports falsified?

A Green River woman accused of falsifying bacteriological reports sent to the Environmental Protection Agency pleaded not guilty to five felony forgery charges. Margaret R. Jones appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at an...

 

Center divided? Trespass order remains

A former employee’s removal from the Golden Hour Senior Center left many residents wondering what happened. On Oct. 21, 2014, former activities coordinator Kelly Harsha was asked to leave the GHSC after she was voicing her opinion on Executive Dire...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 29, 2014

Bowling alley under new ownership

The city’s bowling alley recently got a new owner and with it, a new name as well. Now called The Fish Bowl Bowling Center, the alley will soon see the reopening of its bar and restaurant as well. Owner Perri  Rubeck said they’ve made a number...

 

Sheriff's candidates tackle county issues

For the past several weeks, the Sweetwater County Library System has hosted a series of political forums to allow local residents the chance listen to candidates discuss their platforms in a handful of local races. While there has been a positive...

 

Angie Costantino

Angie Costantino, 95, of Rock Springs died on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Costantino passed away following a...

 

Lora Marian Mills Foster

Lora Marian Mills Foster, 88, of Trumbull, Conn., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at the Deseret Health and Rehab in Rock Springs, with family at her side. A resident of Trumbull, Conn., Foster passed aw...

 

Frances N. Begovich

Frances N. Begovich, 90, of Rock Springs died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Begovich passed away following...

 

Our View" Coroner race is simple vote

In less than a week, Sweetwater County voters will have the opportunity to have their voices heard in several key races. We hope the public will come out in droves to vote for the general election. Voting is truly the democratic process at its best,...

 

Letter: Resident voices concerns about center

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to inform the residents of Green River about an alarming issue that is developing at the Golden Hour Senior Center. Last week, my mother was released from her position as the Activities Director at the GHSC....

 

Letter: Passionate resident enjoys play

Dear Editor, After leaving the theatre auditorium at the GRHS Saturday, I have two interesting, significant questions regarding “The Miracle Worker” production: written beautifully by William Gibson. I wonder why more people were not in...

 

Chamber director stresses importance of lodging tax

As the Executive Director of the Green River Chamber of Commerce and on behalf of the staff and board, it is vitally important that we work together to inform local residents of the benefits of the...

 

Do you believe in ghosts? I sure do

Do you believe in ghosts? I know to some it’s kind of a asinine question, and for a long time I thought there was no way they could exist. I did grow up watching a lot of scary movies and I must...

 

My library experience: Not sure if it's haunted

About five or six years ago, a coworker and I decided we would spend a night in the so-called haunted library, better known as the Sweetwater County Library. I had been thinking about it for a while...

 

Sweetwater County, it's time to elect a new sheriff

Sweetwater County needs a new sheriff. I’m not going to say who should be supported in the race, but the one thing I think is certain is we need a new sheriff. Sheriff Rich Haskell has done some...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    City    October 29, 2014

Five vie for seat on board of trustees

At a forum last week, the five local candidates for the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees shared their ideas on both the present and future of Green River Schools. Christy Magagna, Christine Montgomery, Ann Rudoff, John...

 

Reese, Erramouspe discuss attorney issues

One thing was very clear at a forum Monday night for the two candidates running for Sweetwater County Attorney -- they both have a great deal of respect for each other. At the forum at the White Mountain Library, Republican challenger Daniel Erramous...

 

Disturbing history revealed

With the Sweetwater County Library’s history it’s no wonder why many residents, employees and former employees believe that it is haunted.  The library, located at 300 N. 1st East used to be a cemetery, which was established the city in 1892....

 

Unexplained experiences at the library continue

With unexplained occurrences, comes more curiosity as to what is causing them. Due to the overwhelming questions and requests about the Sweetwater County Library’s unexplained occurrences, in 2009 the first Ghost Walk, which was open to the public,...

 

Couple to marry in Texas Nov. 7

Kent and Valerie Broadbent of Green River recently announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Jessica Broadbent to Jay Gabe Lackmeyer, son of Michael and Suzy Lackmeyer of Belton...

 

GRPD Halloween Safety Tips

With Halloween this Friday, the Green River Police Department is encouraging pedestrians and motorists alike to use caution when going to their destinations. GRPD public relations officer Luke Benson said younger children who are trick or treating...

 

Sweetwater County Births for Oct. 29

Edward Eugene Dale Fletcher Courtney Fletcher and Tom Devine of Rock Springs recently announced the birth of their son Edward Eugene Dale Fletcher. He was born Oct. 16, 2014, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Nehemiah Thomas Tyler Noah and...

 

Wolves end year with victory

On a perfect fall night for football, Green River made it very clear from the get-go -- they were not going to leave the field without their first victory of the season. The Wolves scored twice...

 

Cross country finishes season at state

Looking back at the 2014 season, Green River High School cross country coach Steve Boyd was pleased with his teams’ performance. The Wolves wrapped up the year last Saturday at the Wyoming 4A State...

 

Green River hosts regionals

The Green River High School volleyball team will have a distinct advantage at this weeks 4A West Regional Tournament. For the first time in six years, the Lady Wolves will host the tournament with...

 

Wolves finish regular season

Last week the Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team found themselves in two down to-the-wire matches. Unfortunately, neither ended in their favor as they lost two five-set matches. They lost...

 

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